to Condale the Death ^(of a great ) man, As Also to [crossed out][Caderoggu?]
and When they Came In Caneda they Were All Draught for
Cagnewage, [crossed out] the Interpreter Cleard their Eyes Opend
their Hearts ^(&c) As In the [usuel?] Ceremony.
then the Officer Stood up & Said
Childeren Our governour you Expect to Se here, is
Gone to Quebeck, and Desires you to go there Also.
The Seashems Replyed
of other What you Desire us, We Intend
Not to Doe, for the Cold Weather is Nigh at hand
& Want to Go home Again.
Still the Officer Insisted on their Going
then the Seashems Consulted Each Other, & Resolved
Not to go.
Then there Was a Post sent to Quebick & Was In
ten Days Back Again
Then the Commanding Officer took 3 string
at [Wourpon?] and said Childeren I am glad to see you
here. But it seems that the Whole Number of the five
Nations Are Not here, [?Janis] the Mohack. I am
very Sorry that this man, who Was a father to you is
Now Dead (meaning the former Commanding ^( officer)) the
Governour of Quebeck Intends to go to Old frenc
& that an Other Governour Shall Come In his Room
Next Spring & he Shall Treat With them In the Spring
When he hoped they Would All Be there together
then he Desired the Onendage Seachems, to tell
his Childeren the Mohacks, Certeinly to Come, In
the Spring and Was to be affreid, that there Was
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